News & Events

The Invisible Struggle of Kids in Crisis

Any given day in McLennan County around 700 children are in foster care. Out of those, CASA has an advocate working with around 240 of them. CASA stands for “Court Appointed Special Advocate.” The court assigns CASAs to advocate for … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight – Anthony Green

Anthony Green’s CASA Supervisor says “Anthony is incredibly dedicated to help his four CASA siblings (elementary age to teenagers) secure a safe and permanent home all together with a family member.  Anthony goes above and beyond in encouraging the caregivers’ … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight – Molly Winn

Molly Winn, our CASA volunteer spotlight for August 2018, has gone above and beyond to change the life of a foster youth.  Self described as under-qualified and extremely qualified at the same time, her CASA Supervisor notes that she loves … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight – Melissa Urteaga

Melissa Urteaga is a true go-getter. When she is not busy interning for CASA, she also holds down a full time job with the City of Waco and stays active in her daughter’s life – in 15 years of softball for her … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight – Cindy McAtee

A busy wife, mom and grandmother of 4, Cindy McAtee will celebrate her 13th year as a CASA Volunteer on June 14th. Cindy is deeply devoted to her work as a CASA volunteer. Having worked 6 cases during her time … Read more

Why I Give – Carole Dameron

Carole Dameron has devoted almost 15 years of her life to CASA.  As a volunteer advocate and donor, she gives her time, heart, and resources to changing foster children’s lives. We asked Carole to share about her experiences … Read more

Anna Futral to Join CASA as Executive Director

It is with great excitement that we announce our successful search for a permanent executive director of CASA of McLennan & Hill Counties. Anna Futral was unanimously voted by the CASA board of directors to assume leadership as executive director … Read more